Chicago: Rand McNally & Company. . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo, original pictorial gray cloth stamped in black, white and gold. 332 pp +  pp ads at rear. Frontispiece portrait of the author plus 12 additional full-page black & white plates by Gruger. This is the first issue; a later issue exists which bears the frontispiece - it does not have the 12 plates by Gruger, and his name has been removed from the title leaf. Cloth a little darkened and dust soiled, quite a bright copy, the spine lettering still sharp. Very good. Very Good. Item #309484
¶ Crime novel, listed in Hubin. Dedicated by the author's widow, May Futrelle "To the Heroes of the Titanic I Dedicate This My Husband's Book". Jacques Futrelle died in the sinking of the Titanic earlier in 1912.